The mountain is accessed by hillwalkers via the 3–4 hour Black Road Route, but is also summited as part of the longer 5–6 hour Circuit of Glencushnabinnia, and the at least 10–hour east-to-west crossing of the entire range, called the Galtee Crossing, which is climbed annually in the Galtee Challenge. Time approx. See Carn Eige. dbb: 07/09/2002: Circuit out to Beinn Fhionnlaidh from Affric Lodge: rjf35: 08/07/2002: Ascent with Jon Moss and Des Alcorn: alexmaclennan: 27/04/2002: 6 of 8: From Carn Eighe. ChrisR: 31/05/2000: Date unknown paulsross: 01/01/2000 : From Affric, sunny spells, great views. iangalbraith: 02/06/1999: With: … N.B. Stuc Bheag 1075m, Stuc Mor 1041m, Mullach na Dheiragain 982m, Mullach Sithidh [Creag a'Choire Ard] 974m, Carn na Con Dhu 967m, Creag a'Choir Aird E Top 932m, An Socach 921m, Stuc Fraoch Choire 918m, An Socach North Top 906m, Sgurr na h-Eige 657m, The crux of this was probably the "there and back" section north of Carn Eige along the sinous limb to Beinn Fhionnlaidh which proudly sits above Loch Mullardoch. Circuit is a classic textile, a simple yet complex woven that can morph to its surroundings. The weather at this point was particularly horrible. Mullardoch circuit - snow, sun and inversions: 7th Jun 2013 : rockhopper63: Mullardoch Dozen: 31st May 2013 : munros111: Here we go round the Mullardoch… 24th Jul 2012 : Byrdman: Glen Affric 2012: 26th May 2012 : jonaksel: Glen Affric (1x3) +4 -1 = 4: 7th Nov 2011 : Frogwell: Mullardoch Megathon: Day Three: 2nd Aug 2011 : AdrianL: Boat trip up Mullardoch (June 2007) 9th Jun 2007 : malky_c: Carn … Consider the Loch Affric Circuit for a moderate-to-easy four hour walk, the Carn Eige and Mam Sodhail Hike which is challenging and at ten hours is for the fit and knowledgeable. (Please be considerate with your usage of the Full Screen/Bing Maps pages, as there are monthly limits), Show all mountains within map bounds More enjoyable is the scramble to Sgurr nan Ceathreamhnan's western top, from where aim south and pick up some fenceposts, then continue over Beinn an t-Socaich back to the hostel (see green line on map below). From An Socach's summit head north, then north-west to drop to around c500m, then aim for the gap south of Meallan Buidhe na Fheadain. Continue north-east then east and drop a further 100m. Great memories. Logged-in registered users only...When you add a marker, a pop-up box should then appear on the map - fill in the elevation (if known) and a brief description of your marker, then click [save]. From Toll Creagach, you'd think the route choice would be the faint path that heads north-east to Creag a'Bhaca. From the northern end of the dam, hike up the road and around the houses. Contine for just under 2km to a third cairn. A wet path (and occasionally ATV tracks) continues north-east and a track leading to a small wooden chalet is met - follow this down to the road by a house, just east of the dam. The first of several ascents. The summit reached from Mam Sodhail in clearing weather&period. Loch Mullardoch Circuit (12 Munros in a day) ... Munros: An Riabhachan, An Socach, An Socach, Beinn Fhionnlaidh, Carn Eige, Carn nan Gobhar, Mam Sodhail, Mullach nan Dheiragain, Sgurr na Lapaich, Sgurr nan Ceathreamhnan, Toll Creagach, Tom a’Choinich. Mam Sodhail is a twin to the neighbouring Carn Eige, the two highest peaks north of the great glen. En route to Beinn Fhionnlaidh. From Glen Affric. Re-visit. first ascent, solo, goc 1995, snow showers some heavy turning to rain. climbed the 3 munros from a wild camp by loch mullardoch on the way out to the cluanie inn for the night. met chris brasher on the hike out. Climbed from camp in Coire Mhic Fhearchair during second day of walk over Affric and Mullardoch munros. On round of Mam Sodhail, Carn Eighe, Stob Coire Lochan and Beinn Fhionnlaidh. Did with DURC on a route from Strawberry Cottage back to the car park. Reached the top about 1700, after driving up to Scotland overnight for a three day backpacking trip. This top in cloud, but came out into sun when heading for the coll between this and Ben Fhionnlaigh. Was quite tired and very glad to see the trig point. The hill's crest turns south-east and reaches some shattered rocks. There is ample room to park at either end of the dam. On foot all the way, this is longer at 11km but certainly more enjoyable and gives the possibility of adding the little Corbett, Sgurr Gaorsaic. The views west make the effort worthwhile. If you are intending to do these as a group of four and you can't book the boat along the loch, then the route described below is preferable to that walking in from Loch Mullardoch dam, which requires a long tiresome trudge along the loch's northern shore. Also, we were now … Strong winds can funnel through here ! With John, again with full pack but this time cutting down to the glen earlier then again over pass to car park. Cycled from Killilan to Iron Lodge. Mullach na Dheiragain, Sgurr nan Ceathramhnan, An Socach, Carn Eige, Beinn Fhionnlaidh. Waist deep wade back through Abhainn a'Choilich. Recce for Hugh Symond's continuous Munro round from Cannich. Alone with full pack on way back out from Glen Affric YH taking in all the tops on the ridge and the outlying Beinn Fhionnlaidh (without pack). Walked over pass to car park past Am Meallan. from Sodhail. Down on WDP to col and up 450' to top. Lunch. to S C L. With: hb; parked at W end of Loch Affric. Used track on N side to Allt Coire Leachavie & followed this to bealach. Then up S ridge of Mam Sodhail and across to Carn Eighe and back. Very misty on tops with some showers. Returned by same route. Bivy site by W. Top of Toll Creagach Tom a Choinich Tom a Choinich Beag An Leth-chreag Sron Garbh Stob a Choire Dhomhain Carn Eighe Stob Coire Lochan Beinn Fhionnlaidh Cross Abhainn a Choilich Head of Loch Mullardoch Meall Shuas An Socach An Riabhachan via West and South West Tops North East Top Sgurr nan Clachan Geala Sgurr na Lapaich Carn nan Gobhar Creag Dhubh Over knoll 814m & then down ridge to pick up Stalkers path down Allt Mullardoch Mullardoch Dam. (CB; solo after An Socach) Glen Affric Weekend .. Midge Fest. Up over a wet rise followed by a final 100m climb on the peat and boulders path to the large cairn on An Socach's summit. We passed the junction on the path that leads up to the three Munros of Mam Sodhail, (the highest mountain on the mainland north of the Caledonian Canal), Carn Eige and Beinn Fhionnlaidh. Loch Mullardoch Circuit (12 Munros in a day) Statistics Area: Cannich to Loch Duich and Killilan to Inverness Munros: An Riabhachan, An Socach, An Socach, Beinn Fhionnlaidh, Carn Eige, Carn nan Gobhar, Mam Sodhail, Mullach nan Dheiragain, Sgurr na Lapaich, Sgurr nan Ceathreamhnan,... Large Multiple Munro Walks / Loch Duich to Cannich. Cross the burn and head up to the crest of Carn na Con Dhu south-west shoulder. A circuit of the glen may be made by returning to Aberarder by way of Creag Meagaidh's east ridge. From Mam Sodhail, head north on a very obvious, though quite loose path to the bealach below Carn Eige. Head south on a distinct path to grassy ground on a wide bealach, There are two options from here : if weather is fine then stick to the crest, which narrows as it climbs and the path starts to climb to gain the wide plateau of Carn na Con Dhu. ...with no ascent logs recorded by anyone. The shortest route to Alltbeithe is from Cluanie, 9.5km to the south via a track, then wet peat-boggy path. Time taken: 20.5 hours. From the bealach, hike uphill on the path, occasionally zig-zagging on the ridge to gain the crest. The best way in however is to cycle the 13.5km from the road-end in Glen Affric along the track on the south side of Loch Affric. The mountains to the south of Loch Mullardoch and above Glen Affric are rougher, require more effort and have no obvious pathed routes accessing from Loch Mullardoch. Progress was slower than anticipated with the level of navigation required so when Tom a'Choinnich's summit was reached it was time to make tracks back to Glen Affric rather than carry on … Out of these cookies, the cookies that are categorized as necessary are stored on your browser as they are essential for the working of basic functionalities of the website. A relentless climb, albeit on good ground, saw my highest heart-rate of the day (171 bpm). Route via S shore of L. Mullardoch: 1800m = 5900' ascent, 17½ miles, 12 hrs. Show/hide GPS File for mountains/markers shown, To contribute a summit or portrait photo for a hillplease contact the hillsummits website. Please quote the hill number and hill name. Where to Enjoy a Picnic Lunch Near Fort Augustus. My favorite lunch spot was just a 15 minute walk out of town along the road, then a short … Permission should be sought from the landowner where access to a hill summit is through private land(*). In the meantime the 1997 edition of Munro Tables promoted Sgurr na Carnach to Munro status and along with it Jon's record from 28 to 29 Munros in a day while Sgurr an Iubhair in the … Baurtregaum is situated at the centre of the massif of the Slieve Mish Mountains in the Dingle Peninsula in Kerry, Ireland, and is the tallest mountain of the Slieve Mish range, with a number of major … The bulky twins Carn Eige and Mam Sodhail are the highest in Scotland north of the Great Glen. A'Ghlas-bheinn 918m A'Ghlas-bheinn South Top 758m Am Bathach 798m Am Bathach South Top 734m Am Meallan 652m An Cnapach 877m An Leth-chreag 1051m An Socach 921m An Socach North Top 906m An Socach West Top 843m An Tudair North Top 1062m An Tudair [1891: Saoiter Mor] 1074m Aonach Meadhoin 1001m Beinn a'Chairein 646m Beinn a'Mheadhain East Top 403m Beinn … / reset. It is supported by fine ridges high above the shores of beautiful Loch Affric. You'll enjoy the changing views and it's pretty flat to Strawberry Cottage and slightly rougher thereafter. Stick to the crest of the hillside, Mam Sodhail's summit is 1km further on. The most direct route to the summit of Creag Meagaidh ascends from the head of the corrie to reach a narrow gap between the crags known as The Window. second ascent, 2 others, goc2007, misty and cold with snow flurries, climbed from a high camp on the ridge on the way out to tomach, 2 munros climbed. Trip with DURC including Mike, Katherine, Duncan, Andrew... Excellent vis. / sunny, With Niel on way into Strawberry Cottage completing Toll Creagach, Tom a'Choinich, Carn Eighe, Beinn Fhonnlaidh, Mam Sodhail + 9 Tops, 34km, 2680m, in 14.0hr. In Glen Affric drive along the road to a bridge 2km before the road end where there is plenty of parking space available. A round of Gleann nam Fiadh taking in all the Munros and tops. Weather sadly misty all day and extremely wet underfoot in the valley. With B and R. 3/5 - second day - from wild camp at western end Loch Mullardoch. Wind dropped. Midge-mania on breaking camp. 2 river crossings to round the lake then steep ascent to first summit. Hard to escape midges, until peristent rain started at 11AM - continued all day - took 12.5 hours back to car - lots of ascent, September Glen Affric bagging trips (with David) - last day, bagging Carn Eighe for CUHWC. Starting and finishing the walk on the Cape Wrath Trail, we walked this route on a cloudy September day in the Scottish Highlands. On 3rd day of a 3-day backpack around the Mullardoch hills. Cloud on the summits. Second Munro of the day. Warm and sunny. Revisited for trig. From Forestry car park at W end of public road: £2 for day. Down via Sodhail. Had planned to climb this peak with Edward Earl when he was over (7)July 2013 from the USA but it somehow didn't work out. Was shocked to learn that he was drowned today while crossing an Alaskan river. RIP Edward - a huge loss to his many friends and to prominence-orientated climbers around the world. A 13.5 hour day on the three Munros and the east ridge from Glen Affric. Chris Watsons final few Munros trip with Alan dawson. second time for me. From Glen Affric,9.25 up the stalkers tarck between AnTudair and Sgurr na Lapaich. Alan and Chris going on ahead as I plod slowly upward, Alan with agenda of a number of high end GPS surveys data from various summits and cols. Notice the land the other side of the little indentation to the SE of the big round cairn looks marginally higher. Find a mimi cairn there and learn later that Alan had built it and that is 30-40cm higher than the cain base. Continue on to Carn Eighe and return back over Mam Sodhail because Chris was intending to go that way despite wanting to head out on the eastern Murdos ridge. back at car 21.09 for a very midgey wait for Chris who didn't arive til 22.50 !! and Alan dawson got back to the road 00.10!! Done as a part of a complete round of Mullardoch 12. Time approx. See Carn Eige. dbb: 07/09/2002: Circuit out to Beinn Fhionnlaidh from Affric Lodge: rjf35: 08/07/2002: Ascent with Jon Moss and Des Alcorn: alexmaclennan: 27/04/2002: 7 of 8: From Stob a Choire Dhomhain. ChrisR: 31/05/2000: From Affric, sunny spells, great views. iangalbraith: 02/06/1999: With: tp; Long walk from … Well with a weather window … 14 Circuit of Loch Monar 15 Loch Mullardoch hills 16 Carn Eige, Sgurr nan Ceathreamhnan and more 17 Cluanie Horseshoe from Glen Affric 18 Beinn Fhada, The Brothers and the Five Sisters 19 South Glen Shiel Ridge to The Saddle 20 Ladhar Bheinn and Loch Hourn 21 The Sgurr na Ciche range – a Rough Bounds round 22 Glen Finnan circuit 23 Beinn Odhar Bheag and the Rois-Bheinn group Lochaber, The … Show Map Angus, the boatman at Mullardoch dam will, for a fee, take people up Loch Mullardoch to near 'Seldom Inn'. The obvious route choice back to Alltbeithe is to head south-east along the ridge for 1km, then drop down on grassy ground. Leave Mam Sodhail's summit behind and head east along a fine broad ridge over Mullach Cadha Rainich to Sgurr na Lapaich (worthy of Munro status ?). Follow the reverse of the 'Main Route' down to Bealach Bholla, over An Riabhachan and up to Sgurr na Lapaich. Don't head up to Carn Eighe ! The lab’s founder and head of ACTL is Professor. The Advanced Chip Test Laboratory(ACTL) at Carnegie Mellon researches, develops and implements new methodologies for detecting, characterizing, and coping with integrated circuit (IC) failures. The Munros to the north of Loch Mullardoch (Carn nan Gobhar to An Socach), which are for the most part grass covered, are accessed using fine stalkers paths and hydro tracks. The ascent up to Carn Eige, the highest hill in the north-west Highlands, was another lung-burster: 1000ft (300m) and then some. Time approx. See Carn Eige. dbb: 07/09/2002: Circuit out to Beinn Fhionnlaidh from Affric Lodge (this top crossed both out and return) rjf35: 08/07/2002: Ascent with Jon Moss and Des Alcorn: alexmaclennan: 27/04/2002: 4 of 8: From Beinn Fhionnlaidh. 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